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Date:      Sun, 4 Aug 2002 20:30:11 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Dee <deezmail@cox.net>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD installation
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.21.0208042028090.27797-100000@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c23c25$9aaed200$057ba8c0@david>

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On Sun, 4 Aug 2002, Dee wrote:

> Sorry for the intrusion. I'm a newbie and have followed the FreeBSD
> handbook closely. 
> 
> I have a technical issue with FreeBSD 4.6 installation. After the
> installation, my computer hangs while "extracting ports into /usr
> directory.
>
> I have tried different cd rom drives, hard drives and even different
> ISOs. 

There was an issue with some CD-ROM drives not working unless they were
in DMA mode.  There's a sysctl to do that, but I can't recall it
exactly.  A search through the archives or in the 4.6-Release Errata
section (or on Google) should help.
 
> Could it be my partition sizes?
> 
> / = 200M
> swap = 512M
> /var = 100M
> /usr = 19Gig. Machine specs:

No /tmp?  Or did you just put it in /usr/tmp?
 
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA


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